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5 Reasons to Teach Poetry in the Classroom

5 Reasons to Teach Poetry in the Classroom

There are many reasons to teach poetry in the classroom.  Whether it’s National Poetry Month or just another day, arts integrated poetry ideas are a great teaching strategy to use across the curriculum.  Poetry can be used in your classroom regardless of what you...

Fears We Face with Arts Integration

Fears We Face with Arts Integration

The fears we face with arts integration CAN be fought! FEARS!  We all have them and what do they do?  GET IN THE WAY.  In this video, I’m going to share with you the most common fears educators have when it comes to arts integration and how we can face them head on!...

Integrating the Arts in 3 Steps

Integrating the Arts in 3 Steps

Integrating the arts can be done in 3 easy steps.  This framework will help you get started! Arts integration ideas don’t have to be hard to find. You can do this yourself with these 3 proven steps and you will be integrating the arts across the curriculum in no time!...

Integrate the Arts Across Content Areas (4 Activities)

Integrate the Arts Across Content Areas (4 Activities)

If you want to integrate the arts across all your content areas, I've got you covered!  These 4 tried and true activities are ones that you can pull out quickly and use for just about any subject area. In this video, I share with you 4 ideas that can be your "go to"...

How to Introduce Essential Oils into Your Classroom

How to Introduce Essential Oils into Your Classroom

Have you wondered how to introduce essential oils into your classroom? Well, today I have a special treat! Tuesday Orluk, a local yoga instructor and an expert in essential oils is joining me to talk about how we teachers can use various scents and oils in our...

Technology in the Classroom

Advocate for STEAM

Advocate for STEAM

Today I'm excited to share this wonderful video with you that advocates for STEAM.  Julie O'Neill, a colleague of mine and repeater retreater created this as her advocacy piece during the Summer 2018 Arts Integration and STEAM Retreat. The...

Art at a Science Museum

Art at a Science Museum

Over the summer I was finally able to bring my family to the Boston Museum of Science. My kids are at the perfect age to enjoy and explore the exhibits and activities: everything from the dinosaurs to the electricity, the explorations of sound and space. We saw a show...

7 Smart Ways to Use Creative Writing Apps in Teaching

7 Smart Ways to Use Creative Writing Apps in Teaching

Any writing is art, and it requires thinking outside the box. A good teacher involves kids in the world of creation and keeps them excited about what they do. Today, with technology development ahead of the curve you can inspire and engage your students easy as pie....

8 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

8 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

In this computerized era, Google is the most commonly used tool in everyday life; from starting a day with Google News to saying good night to a friend using Hangouts, many things can be done with Google. It is basically a search engine enabling everyone to connect...

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